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1949 #5 Ecuador

Published 1949

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Producer Watson Kintner
Audio/Visual silent, color


9/0:00 White house with bougainvillea.
6/0:09 Apartment house.
6/0:15 Cemetery.
7/0:21 Vultures on knoll.
6/0:28 Row of houses.
2 3/0:34 On boat going up Guayas River.
16/0:57 Watching ocean-going banana boat.
8/1:13 Rice in boat.
27/1:21 Huts on rafts.
14/1:48 Loading balsawood on shoulder.
11/2:02 River scenes.
4/2:13 Root system of large tree exposed by erosion.
5/2:12 People sleeping on raft
4/2:22 Hut on bank being undermined.
5/2:26 Fishnet in prow of boat.
32/2:31 Loaded barges.
28/3:03 Birds.
42/3:31 Rafts and sweeps.
8/4:13 Rice mill.
82/4:21 Cacao on streets of Guayaquil and market, [some good cuj
4/5:43 Fuller brush man.
7/5:47 Candy.
16/5:54 Streetcars.
7/6:10 On railroad going up to Riobamba-- scenes.
118/6:32 Selling food to passengers.
2/8:30 Switchback and narrow gauge, looking down on station; just passeo; railroad track along river bed.
11/8:32 Thatched hut.
5/8:43 Man in serape.
38/8:48 Sheepskin parts on cowboys.
13/9:26 Woman spinning.
20/9:39 Riobamba.
27/9:59 Soft drink.
4/10:26 Painting on walls.
14/10:3 Load on back.
14/10:44 Flowers.
14/10:58 Marketplace.
8/11:12 Sculptured shrubbery.


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